The Queens Courier staff recognized by New York Press Association


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

The Queens Courier congratulates its staff in taking home a handful of awards at this year’s New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.

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The Queens Courier collecting toys, clothing for holiday gift drive


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Help make the holidays bright. The holiday season has arrived, and The Queens Courier will once again be collecting toys and clothing to be donated this year to the Queens Centers for Progress’ Apple Preschool in Jamaica for our annual holiday gift drive. The Apple Preschool program offers children with disabilities between three to five […]

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The Queens Courier endorses incumbent City Councilmember Eric Ulrich


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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The Queens Courier is pleased to endorse incumbent City Councilmember Eric Ulrich. He was elected in 2009 as the representative for District 32, serving Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Broad Channel, Hamilton Beach, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Neponsit, Ozone Park, Rockaway Beach, Rockaway Park, South Ozone Park, South Richmond Hill, and Woodhaven. In the four years since, he has proven himself a community-minded leader, ever […]

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The Queens Courier endorses Bill de Blasio for mayor


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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The Queens Courier is pleased to endorse Democrat Bill de Blasio for mayor of New York. Since taking office, de Blasio has stood for the interests of the middle and working classes, pushing for better public schools, protesting the closure of community hospitals, and generally advocating for a city government more responsive to the needs of outer borough residents. […]

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Anthony Weiner speaks with The Queens Courier


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A few days after announcing his candidacy for New York City mayor via a YouTube video, Anthony Weiner returned to the Queens community he represented for over a decade in Congress to sit down with several weekly papers including The Courier. “Community papers have been a fundamental part of the way that I’ve always wanted […]

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Have breakfast with Senator Chuck Schumer at the Queens Courier Power Breakfast


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

State Senator Charles Schumer will be the featured guest and keynote speaker at the next Queens Courier Power Networking Breakfast. The breakfast will be on Friday, June 8 at the Water’s Edge Restaurant in Long Island City, just across the East River and overlooking the Manhattan skyline. The long-time political leader will be available for […]

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More than 40 of the borough’s top businesswomen were honored by The Queens Courier at Terrace on the Park last night


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  The leading ladies of Queens finance, healthcare, education and entrepreneurship came out to celebrate their accomplishments at the Queens Courier’s 10th Annual Top Women in Business Awards & Networking event at Terrace on the Park. Many of the boroughs best and brightest businesswomen received recognition while several past honorees were inducted into the “Hall […]

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Help The Queens Courier play Santa


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It’s that time of year again. To kick off the season of giving, The Queens Courier will be collecting items to be donated to the South Queens Boys and Girls Club (SQBGC) for our annual holiday gift drive. Founded in 1957, SQBGC strives to help young people improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing […]

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Two days left to vote for your favorites in The Queens Courier’s Best of the Boro competition


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With over 50,000 votes already cast, you have just two more days to make sure your favorite bars, restaurants and catering halls are crowned as the Best of the Boro. Queens residents have the advantage of thousands of top-notch restaurants to frequent. The only issue is sorting through all the options to find the cream […]

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